Death Studies Tool Kit

Academic Degrees

Australian Doula College, Australia

Instituto Mexicano de Tanatología, Mexico.

END OF LIFE STUDIES MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning, UK

Loss & Bereavement MSc, Ireland.

MA – Death, Religion and Culture, UK.

Master Death Studies & the End of Life – UniPd, Italy.

Master of Science in Thanatology, USA

Portland Institute for Loss and Transition, USA


Australian Death Studies Society, Australia.

Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC), USA.

Association for Gravestone Studies

Association for the Study of Death and Society (ASDS).

Finnish Death Studies Association, Finland.

NIMO – Network in Italiano su Morte e Oblio, Italy

Order of the good dead, USA.


Writing a list of all books will be too long. In the meantime you can finde a good list here or here

Book Series

Emerald Studies in Death and Culture (no longer active)

Death and Culture

Research in Death Studies


Columba University, USA, Center for Complicated Grief.

Durham University, UK, Centre for Death and Life Studies

Ernest Becker Foundation,

Open University, UK, Open Thanatology.

University of Bath, UK, Centre for Death & Society

University of Groningen, Netherlands, Death and the End of Life

University of Melbourne, Australia, DeathTech Research Team

University of Sheffield, UK, Sheffield Death Group

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, USA, Center for Grief and Death Education

York University, UK, Death & Culture Network


ADEC’s 44th Annual Conference, Association for Death Education and Counseling, annual (April), USA

Centre for Death & Society Conference, annual (May?), Bath, UK.

Death, Dying and Disposal, ASDS, biennial(September), all over the world.

Death & Culture, Death & Culture Network, biennial (September), York, UK.

International Death, Grief And Bereavement Conference, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, annual (June), La Crosse, USA.

Facebook groups

Amateur’s Guide to Death and Dying

Art of Dying Institute

Dead Men Tell Tales

Death Positive

Thanatos Archive


Festival Mondiale della Canzone Funebre, Italy

Good Grief Festival, UK

Il rumore del lutto, Italy

Lifting the Lid Festival of Death and Dying, Online


Death Studies

Eastern and North European Journal of Death Studies

Jahrbuch für Tod und Gesellschaft (Annual Review of Death and Society)




Cemetery Confessions: A Goth Talk Podcastù

Death, et seq.

Death Studies Podcast

Tendebomba: chats on death and religion


Death.Support, LLC

Death and Culture

Death & the Maiden

Death Reference Desk

Death Salon

Morbid Anatomy

Necro Tourist

Open Thanatology Hub

Post Death Education

Si Può Dire Morte

The Student Grief Zine

Talk Death

Victorian Book of the Dead

What’s your grief?

When you Die

Youtube channels

Ask a Mortician

The Grief Channel